Knowledge Identifier: +Rudolph_Valentino
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1895.
Countries: United States (75%), Mexico (5%), (5%)
Linked to: Metro Pictures Corporation, Associated Press, Blackshirts, Chicago Tribune
Unable to secure employment, he departed for the United States in 1913
John F. Seitz - In 1916 during the silent era he established himself, achieving great successes with the Rudolph Valentino film, "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse"
He returned for a visit in 1917, staying with friends in Greenwich Village, eventually settling in Bayside, Queens
Mae Murray - She became a major star for Universal, starring with Rudolph Valentino in "The Delicious Little Devil" and "Big Little Person" in 1919
Jean Acker - After meeting and befriending the then-struggling actor Rudolph Valentino at a party, they entered a two-month courtship and married on November 6, 1919
Noble Johnson - In the 1920s Johnson was a very busy character actor, appearing in such top-notch silent films as The "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" with Rudolph Valentino, Cecil_B._DeMille's original "The Ten Commandments" , "The Thief of Bagdad" , and "Dante's Inferno"
Walter Long (actor) - Long supported Rudolph Valentino in three of his films of the early 1920s but is now best remembered for his roles in several Laurel and Hardy films in the 1930s as a comic villain
George Melford - In 1921 he directed what is probably his most famous silent film--"The Sheik", starring Rudolph Valentino
Agnes Ayres - In 1921, Ayres shot to stardom when she was cast as Lady Diana Mayo, an English heiress opposite "Latin lover" Rudolph Valentino in "The Sheik"
Alice Terry - One of her most acclaimed performances came as "Marguerite" in 1921's "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse", starring Rudolph Valentino
Dorothy Arzner - Her first assignment as an editor was in 1922 for the renowned classic "Blood and Sand", starring Rudolph Valentino
Lila Lee - In 1922 Lee was cast as "Carmen" in the enormously popular film "Blood and Sand", opposite matinee idol Rudolph Valentino and silent screen vamp Nita_Naldi; Lee subsequently won the first WAMPAS Baby Stars *award that year
George O'Brien (actor) - One of his earliest roles was in the 1922 George Melford-directed drama "Moran of the Lady Letty", most notable for starring Rudolph Valentino
Bebe Daniels - She became an adult star by 1922 and by 1924 was playing opposite Rudolph Valentino in "Monsieur Beaucaire"
Gertrude Olmstead - She would appear in seventeen more films by the time she received what is today her best known role, opposite Rudolph Valentino in the 1925 film "Cobra"
John Barrymore - Though both his brother and sister won Academy *awards, the only *award Barrymore ever received for his screen work was from Rudolph Valentino in 1925 for "Beau Brummel"
Peritonitis - Actor Rudolph Valentino died of peritonitis on August 23, 1926, after suffering a ruptured appendix
Hollywood Babylon - The book details the stories of Hollywood stars from the silent era to stars of the 1960s including Charles Chaplin, Lupe Vélez, Rudolph Valentino, Olive Thomas, Thelma Todd, Errol Flynn, Frances Farmer, Juanita Hansen, Mae Murray, Alma Rubens, Barbara La Marr, and Marilyn Monroe
One of these biopics is Ken Russell's 1977 film, "Valentino", in which Valentino is portrayed by Rudolf Nureyev
ZaSu Pitts - In 1994 her importance as a silent film star was affirmed when she was honored with her image on a United States postage stamp along with luminaries such as Rudolph Valentino, Clara_Bow and Charlie Chaplin as part of The Silent Screen Stars stamp set, designed by caricaturist Al Hirschfeld
Buster Keaton - In 1994, caricaturist Al Hirschfeld penned a series of silent film stars for the United States Post Office, including Rudolph Valentino and Keaton
In 2009 a film school was opened in his hometown, "Centro Studi Cine Club Rodolfo Valentino Castellaneta"
Natacha Rambova - The Rudolph Valentino Society and Publishing LLC, 2011
In 2018 Vlad Kozlov was played Rudolph Valentino in the film "Silent Life" , starring Isabella Rossellini , Franco Nero and Terry Moore as "The Lady in Black"